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Suspect assaults hospital employee, runs naked to Dick's

Police sergeant is also assaulted


Last updated 2/11/2021 at 9:06am

Edmonds PD

Edmonds Police Sgt. Shane Hawley after he was assaulted.

Edmonds Police say a 23-year-old man from Mountlake Terrace unleashed an unprovoked and violent attack on a Swedish Hospital employee early Saturday morning, Feb. 6, before fleeing the hospital and running naked through the streets of Edmonds.

The suspect also assaulted three more people, including a 71-year-old woman, before finally being subdued and taken into custody.

According to Sgt. Josh McClure, it all began at about 9:45 a.m. when officers responded to an assault at the hospital on 76th Avenue West. The suspect had punched a medical technician three times in the head and face as sh...

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Reader Comments(1)

Debra Arthur writes:

Where is this very violent man now? In jail where he should be? Are we using Swedish on 76th as a holding zone? Where is he? Are ones mentioned in this week's or last or the one before...being arrested, as they should be? Are they being looked for if not caught? Many questions few clear answers.


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